GRUBBS AND SHAW AT ANNUAL COLTRANE CELEBRATION

[Photo credit: Leitha Jefferson] By Steve Monroe On that warm late summer afternoon, with sunlight splashing over the landscaped lawn outside the Ward Center for the Arts at St. Paul’s School in Brooklandville, the artistry of the Carl Grubbs Ensemble and special guest Jaleel Shaw perfectly matched the natural beauty of the rolling hills and lush trees surrounding the venue. | Read more>> Read more

TODD MARCUS CD RELEASE CONCERT – AN DIE MUSIK OCT. 31

TODD MARCUS BLUES FOR TAHRIR CD RELEASE CONCERT 2014 Baker Artist Award winner Todd Marcus will debut his new CD, Blues for Tahrir at An die Musik, 409 N. Charles Street. The Baltimore bass clarinetist and composer has presented his jazz for over 10 years and along the way received accolades including the $25,000 Baker prize, selections as a rising star by national jazz magazine Downbeat in its 2014 and 2013 annual critics poll, and an NPR pick for one of the top 10 albums of 2012. | Read more>> Read more